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  • Firefighters hope to have Monrovia blaze out by Sunday evening

    Firefighters hope to have Monrovia blaze out by Sunday evening
    Firefighters hope to have a brush fire that burned more than 175 acres in Monrovia out by Sunday evening. The blaze started late Saturday morning in a residential backyard in northwest Monrovia and spread to rugged terrain in bordering wild lands. At one...
  • Burbank, Glendale firefighters join Ventura County brush fire battle

    Fire crews from Burbank and Glendale were called Thursday to help battle a raging 2,000-acre brush fire in Ventura County. The Burbank Fire Department sent 13 fire personnel – including a battalion chief – as well as three engines to...
  • Brush fire in Glendale closes streets, some evacuations ordered

    Brush fire in Glendale closes streets, some evacuations ordered
    A brush fire has broken out in Glendale between the Ventura (134) and the Glendale (2) freeways, where the transition road has been shut down as firefighters move in. The fire is on the ridge line of the 2100 block of Chevy Chase Drive and Glenoaks...
  • Glendale brush fire threatens homes, shuts down freeways

    Glendale brush fire threatens homes, shuts down freeways
    Dozens of firefighters were trying to get the upper hand on a brush fire in Glendale Friday afternoon as it threatened canyon homes and wrecked havoc on nearby freeways. Evacuation orders were issued for homes in the 500 block of Solway Street....
  • Firefighters quickly contain Glendale fire, remain vigilant overnight

    Firefighters quickly contain Glendale fire, remain vigilant overnight
    Hundreds of firefighters, combined with a massive air attack, were able to contain a fast-moving brush fire in Glendale Friday just hours after it was reported. With the aid of several water-dropping helicopters, more than 200 firefighters were able...
  • Fire Chief Q&A: Watch the weather, be prepared

    Fire Chief Q&A: Watch the weather, be prepared
    La Cañada Flintridge is heading into fire season under the watchful eye of Los Angeles County Asst. Fire Chief Dean McGuire. McGuire, who worked on the 2009 Station fire, recently began covering the city after serving as battalion chief in the Santa...
  • Blaze breaks out - twice - in same downtown Glendale building

    Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in a building in downtown Glendale Monday that reignited hours after firefighters knocked down the original blaze. Two firefighters suffered minor injures while battling the first blaze early Monday...
  • Date set for Station fire hearing

    A congressional hearing that would have taken testimony from top forest and firefighting officials on the response to the devastating Station fire has been rescheduled for Oct. 12 in Pasadena. The hearing was originally to be held Aug. 10 but was...
  • Residents reminded about fire insurance

    Residents reminded about fire insurance
    LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday advised foothill residents to make sure their homes are protected and insured amid this year's already devastating fire season. Supervisor Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County...
  • Fire officials: Don't let the rain fool you

    Fire officials: Don't let the rain fool you
    GLENDALE — Rain this week may have added needed moisture to parched hillsides, but officials warned that fire danger remains high. Small fires have already blackened several acres in Southern California, including a light brush fire near the Jet...
  • Think Again: Why closing libraries is wrong

    While he can’t read yet, my 2-year-old son has a passion for books. Every time he enters my office he heads straight for the bookcase. I blame Glendale’s Casa Verdugo Library children’s program, which he attends every week. Each week,...
  • Fire headquarters at Bob Hope to get face-lift

    Fire headquarters at Bob Hope to get face-lift
    Twenty years after the temporary fire station at Bob Hope Airport was built, officials this week appropriated $117,000 to make the building a bit more livable. The fire station comprises a group of trailers inside a hangar near the intersection of the...